Moneycontrol PRO
coronavirus vaccine
Jump to
  • COVID-19 vaccine | Over 206 crore doses administered in India so far Aug 06, 2022 09:38 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine | Over 206 crore doses administered in India so far

    Those aged 60 years and above have so far been administered 3.44 crore precaution doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

  • UK to offer fourth COVID-19 vaccine shot to all aged 50 years and above Jul 15, 2022 09:50 PM IST

    UK to offer fourth COVID-19 vaccine shot to all aged 50 years and above

    Like many European countries, Britain is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases, driven by the ultra-contagious BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the omicron strain.

  • US rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for children under five Jun 23, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    US rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for children under five

    The United States has delivered about 2.7 million doses of COVID vaccines for children below five years to administration centres while another one million shots will reach the sites soon, the Department of Health and Human Services said on June 22.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine | Corbevax gets DCGI nod as heterologous booster dose Jun 04, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine | Corbevax gets DCGI nod as heterologous booster dose

    COVID-19 Vaccine: With this, Corbevax becomes the first vaccine approved as a heterologous Covid-19 booster.

  • Moderna says trial results suggest redesigned vaccines can better protect against variants Apr 20, 2022 09:21 AM IST

    Moderna says trial results suggest redesigned vaccines can better protect against variants

    The company’s findings, published in a paper without being evaluated by outside scientists, offer hope that the nation will have a better vaccine by the fall, when the coronavirus is considered likely to reemerge in force.

  • India reports 2,568 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths in 24 hours Mar 15, 2022 09:53 AM IST

    India reports 2,568 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths in 24 hours

    In two states and UTs, there is no active COVID-19 case now while in 4 others, there are less than 20 active infections.

  • COVID-19 vaccine for 12-14-year-olds to start from March 16; all above 60 years can take boosters Mar 14, 2022 01:55 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine for 12-14-year-olds to start from March 16; all above 60 years can take boosters

    The new decision will mean that, while Corbevax will be offered to the younger adolescents, those in the 15-17-year age group will continue to get Covaxin.

  • Adar Poonawalla, CEO of vaccine maker Serum Institute, has a message for Novak Djokovic Feb 18, 2022 07:56 AM IST

    Adar Poonawalla, CEO of vaccine maker Serum Institute, has a message for Novak Djokovic

    Unvaccinated tennis player Novak Djokovic has said that though he is not against COVID-19 vaccines, he will skip tournaments if compelled to take the jab.

  • Eco-Leftists and the Far Right: Vaccine Mandate Forges Unlikely Coalition of Protesters in Germany Jan 24, 2022 07:12 PM IST

    Eco-Leftists and the Far Right: Vaccine Mandate Forges Unlikely Coalition of Protesters in Germany

    Germany, with a vaccination rate of 69%, has the largest share of unvaccinated people among big Western European nations, and its organized resistance to vaccines may be more pronounced than anywhere else in Europe.

  • CoWIN Update: Six members can now register using one mobile number Jan 21, 2022 07:03 PM IST

    CoWIN Update: Six members can now register using one mobile number

    "Instead of the existing limit of 4 members, now 6 members can be registered using one mobile number on Co-WIN", read the government's order.

  • Over 40 lakh children get COVID-19 vaccine on first day; Parents say it is a big relief Jan 03, 2022 10:06 PM IST

    Over 40 lakh children get COVID-19 vaccine on first day; Parents say it is a big relief

    ''Congrats to all my young friends between the age group of 15-18 who got vaccinated. Congrats to their parents as well. I would urge more youngsters to get vaccinated in the coming days!", PM Modi tweeted.

  • School ID cards of children will be accepted for vaccination: CoWIN's RS Sharma Dec 27, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    School ID cards of children will be accepted for vaccination: CoWIN's RS Sharma

    RS Sharma is the CEO of the National Authority and chairperson of the empowered committee for CoWin.

  • Coronavirus Update | Active COVID-19 cases in country decline to 86,415 Dec 17, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    Coronavirus Update | Active COVID-19 cases in country decline to 86,415

    Coronavirus Update | The death toll climbed to 4,76,869 with 391 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

  • Covishield effectiveness in fully vaccinated 63% during 2nd wave: Study Nov 30, 2021 10:10 PM IST

    Covishield effectiveness in fully vaccinated 63% during 2nd wave: Study

    The study was published in ‘The Lancet Infectious Diseases’ journal and it included a comparison between 2,379 cases of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection and 1,981 controls. The vaccine’s effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection in fully vaccinated individuals was found to be 63 percent.

  • As travel begins to rebound, are employees of Indian airlines vaccinated? Oct 31, 2021 01:10 PM IST

    As travel begins to rebound, are employees of Indian airlines vaccinated?

    The risk of infection spreading on airplanes is lower if Covid-19 protocols, including vaccination, are adhered to. Researchers say the danger of transmission is highest during meal services as well as boarding and departure procedures

  • 100 crore Covid vaccines administered: Survey finds 61% Indian citizens willing to take third dose Oct 21, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    100 crore Covid vaccines administered: Survey finds 61% Indian citizens willing to take third dose

    About 27 percent of respondents in a LocalCircles Survey said they would want a third dose only if COVID-19 is or likely to become prevalent at the time of availability of the third dose.

  • CoWin chief RS Sharma on India clocking 1 billion vaccinations Oct 21, 2021 10:06 AM IST

    CoWin chief RS Sharma on India clocking 1 billion vaccinations

    India has created history by vaccinating 100 crore (1 billion) people in less than a year. RS Sharma, CEO of the National Health Authority, said India’s COVID-19 vaccine delivery tech platform CoWin has been designed to absorb even higher numbers and can make swift changes in line with the government’s vaccination policy. Sharma, who is chairperson of the empowered committee for CoWin, spoke about the factors that helped India clock this milestone, its significance and the various ways in which CoWin can be re-purposed by the government going forward. Sharma was also the former chief of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the semi-government body tasked with rolling out the national identity project Aadhaar.

  • India's vaccine century: India Inc says 100 crore doses is a big confidence builder Oct 21, 2021 09:47 AM IST

    India's vaccine century: India Inc says 100 crore doses is a big confidence builder

    India needs to continue to double down on the pace as it presses ahead to fully vaccinate the entire adult population, India's top business leaders and entrepreneurs have said.

  • Municipal Corporation of Amdavad offers edible oil, lucky draw for taking COVID -19 vaccine Oct 10, 2021 05:09 PM IST

    Municipal Corporation of Amdavad offers edible oil, lucky draw for taking COVID -19 vaccine

    The initiative is an effort to create awareness of the vaccine and its benefits against COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO Approval for Covaxin expected this week Sep 13, 2021 04:53 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO Approval for Covaxin expected this week

    Recognition from the global health body will allow people vaccinated with Covaxin to travel abroad without restrictions as some countries only accept COVID-19 vaccines approved by WHO.

  • CoWIN Chief RS Sharma on recording every jab and how India achieved one-crore milestone Aug 30, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    CoWIN Chief RS Sharma on recording every jab and how India achieved one-crore milestone

    Congratulatory messages poured in for India on August 27, after it recorded a fresh milestone in daily vaccinations -- over one crore or 10 million jabs in a day; a number that is a multiple of the population of many countries. Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth spoke to National Health Authority and CoWIN chief RS Sharma where he touched upon how the one-crore a day milestone was achieved, how CoWIN records every jab in the country even if people don't register on the portal, and more.

  • India’s Vaccine Coverage | 50% of the eligible population received COVID-19 first dose Aug 27, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    India’s Vaccine Coverage | 50% of the eligible population received COVID-19 first dose

    More than 47 crore people in India have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine jab. A look at what it means for vaccine coverage in India.

  • Over 57 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre Aug 23, 2021 04:29 PM IST

    Over 57 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

    Over 3.44 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, it said.

  • This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia Aug 13, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    This week in pictures: The most stunning images from Asia

    This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific

  • Tribals in Odisha escape to the forest to avoid Covid-19 vaccine Aug 02, 2021 06:27 PM IST

    Tribals in Odisha escape to the forest to avoid Covid-19 vaccine

    Fear of the unknown, misinformation, distrust and lack of an awareness campaign make a formidable cocktail, hobbling vaccination efforts in remote villages of Odisha 

Sections
ISO 27001 - BSI Assurance Mark